International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2010 Calls for Stronger Action on Renewables
11/12/2011 – “The Copenhagen Accord and the agreement among G20 countries to phase out subsidies are important steps forward… …..
New Green Jobs Come to West Virginiaâs âBillion Dollar Coalfieldâ
A family clinic in Williamson, West Virginia has just put a new 11-kilowatt solar installation on its roof, and the relatively tiny project could be the harbinger of a big shakeup in coal country.Â …..
The Worldâs Most Fuel Efficient Car
Join the forum discussion on this post This likely blows previous fuel efficiency records out of the water:VW to roll out 313mpg car in Germany and UKLast week at the Qatar Motor Show saw the world …..
Princeton’s Ivy Halls To Be Powered By Solar Energy
Sunpower Solar PanelsPrinceton University will soon be home to the largest solar field on a U.S. college campus. Scheduled for completion by summer 2012, the 5.3 megawatt system will be comprised of…..
Washington Utility Proves Home Solar and Wind Too Pricey?
The Northwestern plains are widely considered to have the best conditions for wind power in the US. But a fourteen month pilot project at Inland Power and Light, in Spokane, Washington, set up to com…..
Recurrent Energy: Pushing into the PV Supply Chain
ï»¿ Earlier this week, Recurrent Energy announced an agreement to buy approximately 180MW of solar PV modules for our Ontario projects. The module supply agreement is with Celestica, a well-known Toro…..
URGENT!! Walker’s War on Wind continues; hearing Feb. 9
PSC 128 (wind siting rule) has been scheduled for a public hearing by Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules. Mark your calendars for next Wednesday, February 9 at 10:00 a.m. Capitol, 412…..
Agave Plant Could Be a Perfect Source of Biofuel
Researchers at the University of Illinois claim that the Agave plant (used in making tequila) could be a great source of biofuel. According to some articles published in the journal Global Change Biol…..
Turning Sunlight Into Hydrogen Directly By Using Spinach-Derived Proteins
A system that converts the energy of sunlight directly into hydrogen has been discovered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Scientists there have managed to design what they call a “biohybrid photoconv…..
Webinar: China and Energy – Innovation, Competitiveness, and Meeting Soaring Demand
On Monday, I appeared on an hour-long webinar hosted by theEnergyCollective.com on China and Energy, diving into questions of energy innovation, competitiveness, and the challenge of meeting China’s s…..
Nuclear Power in a Post-Partisan Approach to Energy
Originally published by Alex Trembath at Americans for Energy Leadership. In the wake of cap-and-tradeâs defeat, and as we begin a new session of Congress, common ground must be found on policy …..
Etalim’s novel engine could bust open microCHP, small biogas and solar thermal power markets, among others
I have a story in MIT Technology Review today that looks at a very cool engine design from a Vancouver-based startup called Etalim.Â The story gives a somewhat technical explanation of how the en…..
Ultrasound Technology Used to Fabricate Futureâs Best Thermoelectric Materials
By using a technology that is normally suited to cleaning jewelery, with common solvents, ultrasounds, and 1 milligram of layered material (such as graphite), Dr. Valeria Nicolosi, the collaborator fr…..
Solar Stocks; XsunX (OTCBB: XSNX) MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 2/4
LOS ANGELES, CA – February 4, 2011 (Investorideas.com renewable energy/green newswire) – Future of algae, solar cell manufacturing, economic recovery, investor enthusiasm, building envelope to save en…..
Who Else Wants a Great Solar Water Heating System?
Solar hot water systems can save a lot of money and decrease a family’s environmental footprint. Deciding to install solar panels, however, is a huge undertaking. The first step of installing a solar …..
ODAC Newsletter – Feb 4
Nervousness about the mounting political turmoil in Egypt kept Brent blend above $100/barrel this week. There is concern not only about oil deliveries through the Suez Canal and the Sumed pipeline, …..
Princeton to Install Solar Collector Field, One of the Largest on a US Campus
02/04/2011 – Princeton University will install a 5… …..
Suntech Power Holdings Signs 150-MW Solar-Panel Deal With Sempra
Secessionist Grid Hurts Texas as Day After Tomorrow Freeze Causes Blackouts
Go-it-alone Lone Star state Texas might be having second thoughts about keeping its grid separate from the US grid this week. Sub-zero weather is hitting states far from the Arctic that are not p…..
Hyundai Sending Fuel-Efficient Hydrogen Vehicles To Northern Europe
Fuel efficient hydrogen-powered Hyundai vehicles will soon be cruising Scandanavian streets, thanks to a pilot program which aims to introduce them to the European market.Â Government employees in No…..
Will Wisconsin’s emerging technologies survive under Walker?
From an article by Mike Ivey in The Capital Times: When President Obama toured the state last week, he visited two companies in Manitowoc to promote Wisconsin’s high-tech, clean-energy economy.First,…..
Oil Price Could Doom Obama
Join the forum discussion on this post The following guest post is from OilPrice.com. Normally I don’t add any of my own commentary to these guest essays, but in this case I would say that the idea …..
Global: 3 corporate-to-corporate cleantech joint ventures
This week, 3 cleantech JVs were formed between global corporations: Peugeot and BMW for hybrid electric cars, Scottish and Southern Energy and Scandinavian energy providers for renewable energy, and G…..
Europe Weekly: New Scottish and Scandinavian renewable energy partnership
This week, Scottish and Southern Energy partnered with Norwegian and Swedish energy providers to develop a subsea interconnection between Scotland and Norway that will link their renewable energy reso…..
A Mighty Wind Farm Sought for Massive Wastewater Treatment Plant
If you were an astronaut orbiting the Earth, you could spot the Muskegon County, Michigan wastewater treatment plant. That’s how huge the facility is, which is one reason why its management is eager…..
Asia Weekly: GE and Fuji collaborate on smart grid infrastructure
This week, corporate giants GE and Fuji electric formed a JV to build new generation electric meters to support Japan’s advancement in smart grid infrastructure. …..
N. America Weekly: Fisker Automotive lands another $150 million
This week, Fisker Automotive, a producer of luxury plug-in hybrid vehicles, received a $150M round of funding. …..
How Nuclear Fits into Obama’s Ambitious Goal
By Dan O’Connor | Originally published at Americans for Energy Leadership The target which President Obama proposed in his State of the Union address â that 80% of the United Statesâ (US) ener…..
The energy report: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
Our new Energy Report confirms that all the worldâs energy needs could be provided cleanly, sustainably and economically by the year 2050. Renewable energy is the way ahead. Fossil fuels like oil …..
Black Titanium Dioxide Helps Hydrogen Ouf of Water, Berkeley Scientists Find
They used titanium dioxide (TiO2) whose lattice structure had been modified by changing its ordered pattern. They did that by hydrogenating the TiO2 crystals and found out that the disordered titanium…..
Electric Car Stocks Alert; (NasdaqGM: AONE), (NASDAQ: TSLA), (NASDAQ: ECTY), (OTCBB: EVCA)
February 3, 2011 (Investorideas.com renewable energy/green newswire) Investorideas.com a leading global investor and industry portal covering the green and renewable energy sector reports on recent gr…..